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9005261 Apparatus for gentle laser treatment of the retina  
A therapeutic laser with a source of pulsed electromagnetic radiation, a control device for controlling the intensity and/or the duration of the therapeutic laser applied to the tissue, and a...
9002615 Methods and systems for managing power of an engine  
A method and system for online power management of a turbine engine is provided. The method includes operating an engine control system on a first bandwidth, filtering at least one data input from...
8948936 Vehicle management system using finite state machines  
A system includes a plurality of actuators and a management system operably associated with the plurality electronic and mechanical devices. The management architecture includes interfaces...
8942866 Extension of three loop control laws for system uncertainties, calculation time delay and command quickness  
A system includes a plurality of actuators and a control system operably associated with the plurality of actuators. The control system having a control logic architecture having a dynamic command...
8922938 Disk drive filtering disturbance signal and error signal for adaptive feed-forward compensation  
A disk drive is disclosed comprising a servo control system operable to actuate a head over a disk. A disturbance signal is generated in response to a vibration, and the disturbance signal is...
8914134 Systems and methods for predicting transient operational characteristics of a power plant  
Certain embodiments of the invention may include systems and methods for predicting transient operational characteristics of a power plant. According to an example embodiment of the invention, a...
8880691 Confidence based network management  
A method, apparatus, and machine readable storage medium is disclosed for managing a communication network wherein statistics are collected and next expected values for the statistics are...
8868250 Fan speed control  
In one implementation, an environmental controller operates a cooling system in an electronic device. The environmental controller includes a closed loop control system for operating a cooling fan...
8868221 Adaptive neural net feed forward system and method for adaptive control of mechanical systems  
A feed forward system includes an input device configured to receive a desired response of the mechanical system and a trainable system configured to generate a feed forward signal that drives the...
8838257 Controller and design support apparatus  
Methods, systems, and computer program products for compensating unstable linear time-invariant due to input nonlinearities are described. In one implementation, compensating a controlled device...
8755981 Real time compensation of changing friction characteristics of a clutch in a transmission  
A method of controlling a transmission includes estimating an expected coefficient of friction of the clutch, estimating a value of an expected torque required to maintain a constant slip of the...
8755916 Optimized integrated controls for oxy-fuel combustion power plant  
A control system for optimizing an oxy-fuel power plant comprises an optimizer in communication with the oxy-fuel power plant; the oxy-fuel power plant being operative to recycle carbon dioxide...
8751050 Combined motion control system  
An examination and processing machine, in particular a lithography appliance, for use in the semiconductor industry, comprising a machine frame (1), an examination or processing device (5) for a...
8744603 Method for position feedback based control for overload protection  
A method for executing mechanical overload protection to prevent commanding a control signal to a linear actuator that may mechanically overload the linear actuator when an overload condition of...
8671973 Mass flow controller hysteresis compensation system and method  
A method of characterizing hysteresis as a function of a device output comprising, applying an input signal across a first input signal range to a device, the input signal inducing a device...
8676356 System and method for motor parameter estimation  
A system and method for determining unknown values of certain motor parameters includes a motor input device connectable to an electric motor having associated therewith values for known motor...
8676355 Position control apparatus including iterative learning circuit, exposure apparatus, method for manufacturing device, and iterative learning method for use in position control apparatus having iterative learning circuit including learning filter  
A position control apparatus includes a detecting unit configured to detect a position of a control target, a subtracting unit configured to subtract an output of the detecting unit from a target...
8649884 Integrated linear/non-linear hybrid process controller  
A model predictive controller (MPC) for controlling physical processes includes a non-linear control section that includes a memory that stores a non-linear (NL) model that is coupled to a...
8649885 Frequency selective iterative learning control system and method for controlling errors in stage movement  
Methods and control systems are provided for controlling stage position errors based, in some embodiments, on a selection of frequency components in a stage position error signal. An error...
8644962 Adaptive control system  
The present application provides an adaptive control system for controlling a plant in particular a DC-DC power converter. The control system has two controllers of differing characteristics. The...
8644963 Extended active disturbance rejection controller  
Multiple designs, systems, methods and processes for controlling a system or plant using an extended active disturbance rejection control (ADRC) based controller are presented. The extended ADRC...
8639437 Computationally efficient intersection collision avoidance system  
The present invention discloses a back-propagating intersection collision avoidance (ICA) system for preventing two or more vehicles from colliding at an intersection. The ICA system can calculate...
8634940 Model predictive control of a fermentation feed in biofuel production  
System and method for managing fermentation feed in a biofuel production process, comprising a dynamic multivariate predictive model-based controller coupled to a dynamic multivariate predictive...
8631411 Energy aware processing load distribution system and method  
A method for controlling a data center, comprising a plurality of server systems, each associated with a cooling system and a thermal constraint, comprising: a concurrent physical condition of a...
8615314 Process control using analysis of an upstream process  
A method, apparatus and a system, for performing a process control using analysis of an upstream process is provided. The method comprises performing a first process on a workpiece and performing...
8577481 System and method for utilizing a hybrid model  
A system and method for predicting operation of a plant or process receive an input value from the plant or process. An integrity of a non-linear model corresponding to a local input space of the...
8571696 Methods and apparatus to predict process quality in a process control system  
Example methods and apparatus to predict process quality in a process control system are disclosed. A disclosed example method includes receiving process control information relating to a process...
8571691 Scaling and parameterizing a controller  
Controller scaling and parameterization are described. Techniques that can be improved by employing the scaling and parameterization include, but are not limited to, controller design, tuning and...
8543247 Power profile management method and system  
A power profile management method and system. The method includes retrieving by a computer processor input data associated with a user of power consumption devices at a specified location. The...
8538660 Vehicle control apparatus and control method  
With the use of a model expression (FIG. 9C), of which inputs include a desired value of an in-cylinder air amount that is a controlled object of a system and predetermined parameters, such as...
8532795 Method and system for offline code validation  
A method of offline code validation and a process control system are provided. The system includes a plurality of sensors each configured to generate a sensor output value representative of a...
8515582 Control system for operation of a fossil fuel power generating unit  
A control system for controlling operation of a fossil fuel fired power generating unit. The control system including both a combustion optimization system and an oxygen optimization system. Both...
8478434 Output feedback frequency control device for rotating machine speed control  
Provided are an output feedback frequency control device and a speed governor using the same. The output feedback frequency control device includes an integral control unit configured to generate...
8473124 Flight control system having a three control loop design  
A flight control system is configured for controlling the flight of an aircraft utilizing a three control loop design to robustly increase system performance. An inner loop comprises an improved...
8463411 Model predictive control with variable trajectory sharing  
One or more techniques are provided for the sharing of variable trajectories between multiple controllers in a control system. In general, the present technique is based upon the sharing of...
8452425 Position control device  
A position control device for suppressing occurrence of stick-slip during a feed operation performed in a very low speed region is provided. Adders add an output obtained by multiplying actual...
8452424 Moving object feed-forward control method  
In a case where a position command path for a control position of a load 5 that is equivalent to a moving object is set by issuing a position command Rc(z), a gain for one of a high-frequency...
8447570 Predictive sensor readout  
A predictive sensor readout is suitable for coupling to a sensor. The predictive sensor readout includes a sampling circuit, a predictor, and a preset circuit. The sampling circuit is configured...
8432119 Method and apparatus for characterizing and enhancing the functional performance of machine tools  
Disclosed are various systems and methods for assessing and improving the capability of a machine tool. The disclosure applies to machine tools having at least one slide configured to move along a...
8417361 Model predictive control system and method for integrated gasification combined cycle power generation  
Control system and method for controlling an integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) plant are provided. The system may include a controller coupled to a dynamic model of the plant to...
8417362 Advanced process control for semiconductor processing  
A computer comprising a recordable medium on which is stored instructions for at least one model-based, run-to-run controller routine is provided. The computer includes instructions to receive a...
8406905 Scaling and parameterizing a controller  
Controller scaling and parameterization are described. Techniques that can be improved by employing the scaling and parameterization include, but are not limited to, controller design, tuning and...
8401676 Performance improvement of signal transformation schemes for ultra-fast scanning  
A mechanism for controlling a plant is provided. A reference signal is received at a signal transformation loop of a feedback controller. The signal transformation loop causes the reference signal...
8401737 Vehicle control device  
A vehicle control device calculates an operation amount and a motion state amount for varying an operation amount necessary for a real vehicle's operation based on a dynamic vehicle model modeling...
8392010 Method for controlling critical dimension in semiconductor production process, and semiconductor manufacturing line supporting the same  
A critical dimension controlling method in a semiconductor production process includes determining whether a model is to undergo a discontinuous production process when a run is inserted in a...
8392003 Pre-filter for a servo control loop, and applications thereof  
A method, system and computer program product to control position of an error control module in a lithography apparatus using a servo control loop is described herein. The system comprises a...
8359293 Processing procedure management device, processing procedure management method, processing procedure management system, and processing procedure management program  
The present invention provides a processing procedure management device which can determine a process procedure by adapting to a performance change of a function engine used for information...
8352086 Combined motion sensor for use in feedback control systems for vibration isolation  
The present invention relates to a method for controlling a vibration isolation system, and an active vibration isolation system for vibration-isolated support of lithographic devices, wafer...
8352048 Method and electronic device for compensation of the hysteresis of pneumatically driven fittings  
A method and an electronic device for compensation of the hysteresis of a pneumatically driven fitting having an electropneumatic valve. The electropneumatic valve is driven by a position...
8321108 Method of controlling the closing phase of a clutch of an automated automobile transmission system  
A method of controlling an automobile clutch in an automated transmission system with a CMPC control is disclosed having application to vehicle clutch control in an AMT system. The driver's...

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